VERY interesting: Private equity firm plans Open LTE network to challenge AT&T and Verizon ..

A New York private equity firm plans to build a multibillion-dollar 4G wireless network that will cover most of the country by 2015. The ambitious plan by Harbinger Capital Partners relies on deploying a Long Term Evolution network over spectrum owned by a few satellite companies — and would create an open wholesale wireless network available to retail companies, PC manufacturers or anyone who wants to offer mobile broadband.

PE Firm Plans Open LTE Network to Challenge AT&T and Verizon